Lincoln Man Sentenced for Methamphetamine Conspiracy
United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that on May 17, 2012, U.S. District Court Judge John Gerrard sentenced Martin Quintana Morales, age 36 of Lincoln, Nebraska, to 121 months in prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine and 120 months in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, for being an Illegal Alien in Possession of a Firearm, both terms to run concurrently with each other.
Morales and his co-defendant, Ruben Castillon, were selling methamphetamine from a mobile home park near 27th & Cornhusker Highway. Several sales were made to undercover officers. During a search of Morales’ trailer, additional methamphetamine was located as well as a shotgun and ammunition.
This case was prosecuted with the assistance of the Lancaster County Attorney’s Office and was investigated by the Lincoln Police Department, the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.